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Pieter Omtzigt welcomes decision to set up inquiry into the assassination of Daphne Caruana Galizia

Pieter Omtzigt (Netherlands, EPP/CD) PACE’s rapporteur on the assassination of Daphne Caruana Galizia and the rule of law in Malta has welcomed the decision of the Maltese authorities to set up a public inquiry into the journalist’s murder. More

Rapporteur on human rights in the North Caucasus looks forward to further dialogue with the authorities

Frank Schwabe (Germany, SOC), PACE rapporteur on human rights in the North Caucasus, ending a three-day fact-finding visit to Moscow and Grozny, has welcomed ongoing dialogue with the authorities. More

PACE President, marking Peace Day, invites us to take a personal stand against violence and inequality

On the occasion of the International Day of Peace – celebrated every year on 21 September – the PACE President took part in a panel discussion in London on “Take a Stand: Say no to Sexism and Harassment”. More

President Macron addresses PACE at its Autumn session

On the occasion of the Autumn Session in Strasbourg, the President of the French Republic, Emmanuel Macron, will address PACE and answer questions from parliamentarians on Tuesday 1 October. More

Sexism and harassment: current situation and solutions, at the heart of a ‘Peace One Day’ event in London

On the occasion of the International Day of Peace, Liliane Maury Pasquier will participate in a panel discussion on the extent of sexism and harassment against women, with a particular focus on solutions and good practices. More

Rapporteur backs asylum for Snowden, calls on Europe to create asylum procedure for whistleblowers

“It is time for the creation of an asylum procedure specific to whistleblowers,” said Sylvain Waserman, Rapporteur on improving the protection of whistleblowers, commenting on Edward Snowden's recent statement. More